Career Services

Today’s job market is volatile and crowded, putting university career services under immense pressure, from both students and administration. We know that your lean team is being stretched thin to meet the rising demand for advisory services that prepare students for these new hiring realities.

The Purposeful Growth Institute partners with dedicated career center staff to meet the needs of today’s impact-focused graduate students. Think of us as an extension of your team, placing students in vetted, high-impact roles that match their skills and interests.

We help students gain critical cross-sector experience to launch new careers, increasing their return on investment in graduate education.

PGI’s purpose-driven recruiting approach, combined with our trademarked professional development curriculum cultivates students’ sense of purpose, giving them a competitive edge in today’s workforce and ensuring a strong, sustainable match with employer partners.

Our Impact

We’ve worked with over 100 high-impact employment partners across all sectors that recognize the power of exceptionally qualified and mission-aligned professionals.

  • Accion
  • B Lab
  • Brooklyn Community Services
  • The Doe Fund
  • Feather
  • The Foundling New York
  • Girl Rising
  • Green Our Planet
  • Greyston Bakery
  • Kips Bay Boys and Girls Club
  • Medtronic Labs
  • Ms. Foundation
  • One Better Ventures
  • Per Scholas
  • Research Triangle Park
  • Sponsors for Educational Opportunity
  • Venture for America
  • Welcoming America
  • Year Up

Our program boasts more than 200 alumni that continue to continue to create value in their work across sectors



  • Booz Allen Hamilton
  • Deloitte
  • Bain & Company
  • McKinsey & Company
  • Wellspring Consulting
  • Boston Consulting Group
  • PwC
  • ghSMART
  • Potrero Group
  • ScottMadden, Inc.
  • Abt Associates
  • L.E.K. Consulting
  • Antea Group USA, ZS



  • Google, Microsoft
  • Mailchimp
  • Cloudflare


Public Sector

  • PeaceCorps
  • National Park Service
  • City of Mercer Island
  • HKS Government Performance Lab
  • Office of Management and Budget
  • USGS
  • U.S. Department of Justice
  • California Public Utilities Commission


  • Clipboard Heath
  • Flatiron Health
  • UnitedHealth Group
  • Zoetis
  • ClearView Healthcare Partners



Environmental Startups

  • Fluence
  • Quantified Ventures
  • Pachama



  • Preservation of Affordable Housing
  • Jobs for the Future
  • National Nurses United
  • Zeta Charter Schools